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Tips For Purchasing A Used Industrial Crane

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If your construction business is spending a large chunk of its budget each project on crane operating services or crane rental fees, then perhaps it is time to take the plunge and purchase one. However, since brand-new industrial cranes carry some hefty prices, purchasing a used machine is a great way to get more bang for your buck. If you don’t have any previous experience evaluating used cranes for quality and reliability, then these tips will help get you started.…

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Creating A Cheaper And More Durable Solar Panel Battery Bank With Used Forklift Batteries

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Whether you’re preparing for the apocalypse or simply looking for greater energy independence, any residential energy system meant to supply off-grid power consistently will eventually require a battery bank. Most commonly paired with solar panel systems, battery banks are used to power your home and other facilities even when you aren’t actively generating power. These batteries are often expensive and complicated to install, but many off-grid enthusiasts are surprised to learn of a relatively inexpensive alternative in used forklift batteries.…

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Three Reasons Why You Cannot Perform Your Own Air Compressor Tank Repair

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Air compressors are highly technical objects, despite the simplicity of their appearance and their ease of use. The tank in itself is an engineering marvel, since it has to contain the building air pressure from within and not rupture or explode. In fact, you would not want to perform your own air compressor repairs on the tank, or even create your own tank, and here are some valid reasons why.…

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Avoid These Mistakes When Implementing A Laser Into Your Production Facility

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Lasers are often one of the best additions that can be added to an industrial manufacturing facility. It is very precise, quick and can work with a variety of materials. With all of the necessary equipment, such as an automatic height adjuster, you will be on your way to machining parts much more efficiently with a laser cutter. However, when operating the laser, there are some mistakes you can make that can lead to you not getting the results you wanted.…

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Three Practical Ways To Maintain A Centrifugal Pump

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Keeping your centrifugal pump in proper working order often begins with you. As an operator, you can avoid a number of mishaps with a few practical tips. Here are three ways you can avoid a failure of your centrifugal pump. Choose The Right Size Pump The pump you choose will have a direct impact on how well the pump operates. If you choose a pump that is either too large or too small, you actually increase the likelihood of a failure.…

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Aluminum Sand Casting Design Choices Your Firm Must Make

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When attempting your first aluminum sand casting, you must be careful when determining how you will design each piece. There are a few mistakes that can make a piece less economical, weaker or have less utility. This will lead to greater costs for your business overall. Place Emphasis On Strength Over Mass When building aluminum sand castings, it is a good idea to focus on building strength rather than building mass.…

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Preventing And Detecting Garage Door Damage

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Your garage door may be the most overlooked item in your life. You never think about it until the day it will not work. However, a defective garage door is not just an inconvenience; it often means expensive repairs or even replacement. A broken garage door can even pose a safety hazard to you and your family . Although you cannot prevent all garage door problems, you can learn ways to protect your door and detect damage early.…

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Criteria For Choosing Products For Corrosion Control

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In order to prevent equipment from wearing out prematurely and to prevent harm to the environment, you need to find ways to protect your equipment when processing corrosive materials. When choosing corrosion protection, you need to remember that it is not a one-size-fits-all process. Instead, you need to choose protection that meets your circumstances. The different materials your facility is made from as well as the way you use them can affect the performance of your corrosion protection.…

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2 Types Of Parking Barriers You Need For An Event

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If you are having a special event, whether it is a convention, a concert, or some other activity where large numbers of people are going to gather, you need to be certain that you have all of the tools that you need to keep any parking problems to a minimum. You don’t want people to park in areas where you are going to need to park trucks to deliver additional food and beverages and you want to be certain that you are able to collect revenue from the event.…

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Are Your Delivery Drivers Being Exposed To Diesel Exhaust? 4 Ways Gas Companies Can Improve Job Safety

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Diesel exhaust fumes and particulates are known to be harmful to health. In fact, according to information provided by the United States Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), exposure to diesel exhaust (DE) and the diesel particulate matter (DPM) on a short term basis can cause irritation of the eye, nose and throat, as well as headaches and dizziness. When the exposure is prolonged, it can cause an increased risk of more serious health conditions, including cancer and a variety of cardiovascular, respiratory and cardiopulmonary diseases.…

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